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Patriots’ catcher Erica Chase can’t get to the plate in time as Exeter/West Greenwich scores a run in the early innings. Photo by Jim McGaw

Portsmouth softball team’s season ends with 8-0 loss

Portsmouth softball team’s season ends with 8-0 loss

PORTSMOUTH — The Patriots’ fast-pitch softball team’s season came to an end at the hands of a pitcher they had never seen before. Portsmouth High fell to Exeter/West Greenwich High School in the single-elimination first round of the Division II playoffs Thursday at home. The Scarlet Knights’ team captain Andrea Artesani kept the lady Patriots off

Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.
The Patriots’ Jake Bauer reacts after missing a putt for par on the par-3 16th hole at Cranston Country Club during day two of the state golf championships Wednesday.

Photos: Portsmouth takes 3rd in state golf championship

CRANSTON — The Portsmouth High School golf team came in third place in the state championships at Cranston Country Club Wednesday. The Patriots found themselves in fourth place after Tuesday’s play, shooting a 321 to just make its way into the final round on Wednesday. Ahead of them were La Salle (301), Moses Brown (307)

Shannon Craft holds the check presented to her by Rhode Island Lottery Monday morning.

Portsmouth lottery winners: It pays to buy local

PORTSMOUTH — If you need yet another reason why you should shop local, turn to Ralph and Shannon Craft. They’re both regular customers of the locally owned and operated Patriot Petroleum at 3302 East Main Road. “We always like to buy local to support those businesses, and that’s what we teach our kids. The big companies

Trumpeters Matt DePamphilis, Patrick Aheasy and Jake Elmslie perform with the PHS Symphonic Band Thursday night.

The show goes on in Portsmouth (photo gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — They didn’t have their lead director, but the Portsmouth High School concert and symphonic bands still made a lot of music-lovers happy Thursday night. Assistant band director Donna Valente took the baton in place of Ted Rausch, whose father died Wednesday. “We’d like to dedicate tonight’s performance to Mr. Ed Rausch Sr.,” said Ms.

Portsmouth High School unified basketball team celebrates its Division IV state championship win over Chariho High School Saturday.

Portsmouth unified team wins state championship

PORTSMOUTH — For the key to the Portsmouth Patriots unified basketball team’s state championship win on Saturday, you have to go back to the previous game. “The game that got us to the playoffs was the nail-biter against Warwick Vets on Thursday in Portsmouth,” said Nancy Fitzgerald, one of the team’s coaches. “We ended up going

“Portsmouth’s Got Talent” co-hosts Lucas Nocera (left) and Ben Telford dance between acts Friday night at Portsmouth High School.

Portsmouth shows it’s got talent (with gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — You want jokes? Ben Telford’s got jokes. And if you don’t want to hear ’em, go home. “Leave now, because they’re only going to get worse,” Ben warned the crowd while he co-hosted Friday night’s “Portsmouth’s Got Talent” show presented by the senior class in the high school auditorium. Although Ben’s jokes were older

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